08/22/2011 08:57 am ET Updated Oct 21, 2011

Crazy Stuff We Did During Summer Vacation

One of the best parts of going away? Coming home with a good story.

We've been gathering some from people who like to get around: seasoned journalists, international artists, frequent fliers. Their tales of adventure instantly transport us from our cubicle to the age of exploration.

These ain't your typical summer vacation stories.

Crazy Stuff We Did on Our Summer Vacation